· April, 2008

Stories about Philippines from April, 2008

Southeast Asia: Rice and food price crisis

  28 April 2008

The Southeast Asian region, home to several emerging and developing economies, is also struggling to cope with the global food price crisis. Bloggers discuss the impact of the crisis in the region.

Philippines: Medical scandal

  18 April 2008

This Woman's Views is horrified that doctors in a Philippine hospital were caught laughing hysterically in an operating room while removing a can of cologne spray inside a patient’s bottom

Southeast Asia: Rising price of rice

  12 April 2008

Rice is the staple food in Southeast Asia and in many parts of the world. Many people in Southeast Asia are worried over reports that rice is getting more expensive and supplies are dwindling. Bloggers discuss the impact of the rice crisis in the region.

Philippines: Politician's dilemma

  5 April 2008

Doralicious, a city councilor, is confused whether to publicly promote events through billboards. She said: “If I do not promote my events, people would say I am a useless councilor…But if I do promote my projects via tarpaulins, they then say that these are unnecessary expenses.”